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Working at SMI

SMI team meeting

This is an exciting time to join SMI. We are continuing to create a reputation as a world leading specialist manufacturer and are growing rapidly in our core markets, as well as in a range of new areas. Working with SMI means being part of a team that is successfully applying our core technology to meet the critical challenges that our customers face.

It’s important to know about the culture of a company you’re considering joining so you can get a feel for what it would like to be part of the team.

What Colleagues Say

Here are comments submitted by colleagues on a recent employee engagement survey:

Adam Rimmer from SMI
“The best things about SMI is the work we do, the conditions we work in and of course my colleagues!”
Kay Cadman from SMI
“SMI has the modern working practices of a large company while retaining a close family-like feel and the ability to move quickly for our customers.”
Trevor Davis from SMI
“Team leaders create a very supportive atmosphere and have really helped me develop news skills. There is a lot of potential for career growth at SMI.”



Be bold, dynamic and driven to succeed


Be responsive and solution focused


Help each other to deliver the best possible outcome


Do the right thing and take responsibility for your actions

Armed Forces Covenant

At SMI we’re passionate about supporting our Armed Forces and have demonstrated that commitment by signing the Armed Forces Covenant.  We are also proud to have been recognised as Bronze Award holders in the Defence Employer’s Recognition Scheme.  We have pledged to support the employment and training of ex-service personnel, support for Reserve Forces and Cadet Organisations and to show our commitment to National Events, such as the Poppy Appeal, Remembrance and Armed Forces Day.

We appreciate the benefits of employing ex-service personnel in our team and utilise specialist websites to advertise opportunities to ex service personnel looking to transition to civilian life, as well as their families.  We are always keen to receive applications from ex-service personnel and members of Reserve Forces and Cadet organisations.

We also provide additional leave to those in Reserve Forces and Cadet Organisations to ensure they are able to undertake regular training, camps and courses.


As well as providing a competitive salary, the range of benefits an employer offers can tell you a lot about what it’s like to work for them. We believe in rewarding team members with benefits that support them in their personal lives.

  • Competitive Salary and opportunity for progression
  • Flexi-time for non-manufacturing roles and a range of flexible working options, including hybrid home/office working
  • 33 days holiday each year (includes bank holidays), rising with service
  • Option to purchase up to seven additional days holiday each year
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Quarterly recognition awards
  • Paid Volunteering day
  • Life assurance
  • Free parking on site
  • Early finish on a Friday
  • Additional unpaid leave for annual Reserve Forces training & Cadet Organisation training.
  • SMI is an equal opportunities employer
  • SMI is a signatory to the Armed Forces Covenant


Our growth means we are frequently looking for talented individuals to become part of our success. If you would like to join us, take a look at our available vacancies.

To apply for a role, send your CV to recruitment@smi.group. Please include a covering message telling us a bit more about you, why you would fit with our culture and how you can help us deliver our company goals.

If you’re interested in an apprenticeship, visit our dedicated page to find out more about the journey an apprentice takes at SMI.

Available Jobs

Business Development Manager

  • Salary: Competitive based on experience
  • Location: Field Based, UK
  • Closing Date: 5 July 2024
Details and Application

Production Apprentice [Level 3 Qualification]

  • Salary: Competitive with pay progression scheme
  • Location: Andover
  • Closing Date: 31 July 2024
Details and Application